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Office 2019 For Seniors For Dummies

Faithe Wempen



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John Wiley & Sons Inc
14 December 2018
Make sense of Office 2019 Just like using a computer for the first time, learning Microsoft Office applications can be confusing and intimidating at any age. Office 2019 For Seniors For Dummies helps seniors get up to speed quickly with clear-cut, easy-to-read-and-understand steps on how to get the most out of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.

The book assumes no prior information and starts with showing how to start each application, how to navigate the interface, dress up documents in Word, create spreadsheets in Excel, create a PowerPoint presentation, and use Outlook as an email client. You'll also find templates for each application for letters, faxes, a budget grid in Excel, and more.

Use Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint Dress up your letters, invitations, and other documents Manage your finances with Excel Use your email to stay in touch with friends and family If you're an over-50 PC user looking for some gentle instruction on making the most of Office 2019, you've come to the right place!
By:   Faithe Wempen
Imprint:   John Wiley & Sons Inc
Country of Publication:   United States
Dimensions:   Height: 244mm,  Width: 188mm,  Spine: 18mm
Weight:   618g
ISBN:   9781119517979
ISBN 10:   1119517974
Pages:   352
Publication Date:   14 December 2018
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Introduction 1 About This Book 1 Foolish Assumptions 3 Icons Used in This Book 3 Beyond the Book 4 Where to Go from Here 4 Part 1: Getting Started with Office 2019 5 Chapter 1: The Two-Dollar Tour 7 Start an Office Application 8 Start a New Document 9 Explore the Office Ribbon and Tabs 10 Understand the File Menu (Backstage View) 14 Create a Document 15 Type Text 16 Insert a Picture 18 Move Around in a Document 19 Select Content 21 Zoom In and Out 23 Change the View 24 Chapter 2: Exploring the Common Features of Office Applications 27 Edit Text 28 Move and Copy Content 29 Choose Fonts and Font Sizes 33 Apply Text Formatting 35 Use the Mini Toolbar 37 Work with Themes 38 Check Your Spelling and Grammar 42 Chapter 3: Opening, Saving, and Printing Files 47 Save Your Work 48 The Basic Save 48 Changing the Save Location 50 Choosing a File Type 54 Open a Previously Saved File 55 Change the File Listing View 56 Email Your Work to Others 57 Emailing a Link to a Document 58 Emailing a Copy of a Document 59 Share Your Work in Other Formats 61 Print Your Work 64 Recover Lost Work 66 Part 2: Word 69 Chapter 4: Composing Your Thoughts in Word 71 Examine the Word Interface 72 Move Around and Select Text 73 Choose Paper Size and Orientation 74 Set Margins 76 Select the Right Screen View 78 Align and Indent Paragraphs 80 Change Line Spacing 86 Create Bulleted and Numbered Lists 88 Chapter 5: Dressing Up Your Documents 91 Apply Styles and Style Sets 92 Insert Photos 97 Size and Format a Picture 100 Position a Picture 101 Add a Page Border 102 Apply a Background Color to a Page 104 Create Tables 106 Format a Table 109 Chapter 6: Taking Word to the Next Level 111 Number the Pages 112 Use Headers and Footers 114 Insert Cover Pages and Other Building Blocks 117 Print an Envelope 119 Perform a Mail Merge 121 Insert the Date and Time 127 Part 3: Excel 129 Chapter 7: Creating Basic Spreadsheets in Excel 131 Understand Excel's Unique Features 132 Get Familiar with Spreadsheet Structure 134 Move the Cell Cursor 134 Select a Range 135 Type and Edit Cell Contents 139 Insert and Delete Rows, Columns, and Cells 141 Work with Worksheets 145 Chapter 8: Doing the Math: Formulas and Functions 149 Learn How Formulas Are Structured 150 Write Formulas That Reference Cells 150 Move and Copy Cell Content 152 Reference a Cell on Another Sheet 154 Understand Functions 154 Take a Tour of Some Basic Functions 157 Explore Financial Functions 159 Chapter 9: Creating Visual Interest with Formatting and Charts 163 Adjust Row Height and Column Width 164 Wrap Text in a Cell 165 Apply Gridlines or Borders 166 Apply Fill Color 169 Format Text in Cells 171 Format the Spreadsheet as a Whole 173 Create a Basic Chart 174 Identify the Parts of a Chart 177 Format a Chart 178 Chapter 10: Using Excel as a Database 183 Understand Databases 184 Prepare a List for a Mail Merge 184 Store Data in a Table 185 Sort a Table 187 Filter Data in a Table 189 Split a Column's Content 192 Merge the Contents of Columns 195 Part 4: Outlook 197 Chapter 11: Managing Email with Outlook 199 Set Up Outlook for the First Time 200 Set Up Additional Mail Accounts 201 Troubleshoot Mail Setup Problems 202 Take a Quick Tour of Outlook's Mail Feature 206 Receive and Read Your Mail 207 View Photos and Other Attachments 209 Reply to a Message 210 Forward a Message 211 Compose a Message 212 Attach a File to a Message 214 Avoid Frauds, Scams, and Viruses 215 Chapter 12: Managing the Details: Contacts, Notes, and Tasks 219 Store Contact Information 220 Edit and Delete Contacts 223 Choose How the Contact List Appears 224 Use the Contacts List 225 Create Notes 227 Categorize Notes 230 Use Tasks and the To-Do List 232 Update the Status of a Task 235 Set a Task Reminder 236 Chapter 13: Your Busy Life: Using the Calendar 239 View Your Calendar 239 Create and Delete a Calendar Event 242 Set an Event to Recur 243 Configure Event Reminders 245 Add Holidays 246 Print a Hard Copy of Your Calendar 247 Part 5: Powerpoint 251 Chapter 14: Getting Started with PowerPoint 253 Explore the PowerPoint Interface 254 Work with PowerPoint Files 255 Understand PowerPoint Views 256 Create New Slides 258 Use Slide Placeholders 259 Turn Text AutoFit Off or On 261 Change Slide Layouts 263 Move or Resize Slide Content 263 Manually Place Text on a Slide 264 Navigate and Select Text 265 Select Content 267 Chapter 15: Dressing Up Your Presentations 269 Understand and Apply Themes and Variants 270 Change the Presentation Colors 271 Edit Slide Masters 272 Format Text Boxes and Placeholders 274 Insert Pictures 275 Create a Photo Album Presentation 279 Chapter 16: Adding Movement and Sound 283 Animate Objects on a Slide 284 Add Slide Transition Effects 289 Set Slides to Automatically Advance 291 Add a Soundtrack 292 Chapter 17: Presenting the Show 293 Display a Slide Show Onscreen 294 Use the Slide Show Tools 296 Print Copies of a Presentation 299 Package a Presentation for Distribution 301 Make a Video of the Presentation 304 Appendix: Customizing Office Applications 307 Index 315

Faithe Wempen, M.A., is a Microsoft Office Master Instructor and the author of over 150 books on computer technology, including Outlook 2019 for Dummies and PowerPoint Bible. She is also a CompTIA A+ certified PC technician and an adjunct Computer Technology instructor at Purdue University. Her online courses in Office applications and digital literacy have educated over a quarter of a million students for corporate clients.

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